Member for Warringah, Zali Steggall and husband Tim Irving. Picture: Northern Beaches Review/Ash Berdebes

By ANNA USHER

Well thank goodness election day is over for another three years!

Whether you swing right, left or anywhere in between, Mosman Collective has done a deep dive to unpack some interesting election day facts in the seats of Warringah and North Sydney.

Anthony Albanese is the 31st Prime Minister of Australia.

WARRINGAH TWO CANDIDATE PREFERRED (TCP) BREAKDOWN

In the Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) for Warringah, 51 polling places returned 49,294 votes for Zali Steggall (Independent) and 31,632 for Katherine Deves (Liberal).

NORTH SYDNEY TWO CANDIDATE PREFERRED (TCP) BREAKDOWN

In the Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) for North Sydney, 55 polling places returned 37,114 votes for Trent Zimmerman (Liberal) and 42,316 for Kylea Tink (Independent).

WARRINGAH FIRST PREFERENCE COUNT

The first preference total count for the division of Warringah shows 27,827 votes for Katherine Deves (swing -5.23%) and 37,299 votes to Zali Steggall (swing +1.81%).

Nearly three in every 100 votes were INFORMAL.

7,484 people in the division of Warringah chose to Postal Vote.

In Mosman, the busiest polling place was St Clements on Raglan St, where 4,214 votes went to Zali Steggall and 3,804 to Katherine Deves.

Overall, the most popular booth in the Warringah division was St Matthews Anglican Church in Manly, with 5,603 first preferences going to Zali Steggall and 3,874 votes to Katherine Deves.

NORTH SYDNEY FIRST PREFERENCE COUNT

First preferences in North Sydney show a total of 30,926 votes for Trent Zimmerman (swing -13.83%) and 21,006 for Kylea Tink (swing +25.90%)

In a nutshell, it was a three-horse race between Zimmerman (Liberal), Tink (Independent) and Renshaw (Labor), with a 5.63% swing against The Greens.

Robert Nalbandian, representing the United Australia Party, received 1,411 votes and Michael Walls (One Nation) received 892 votes.

5,738 people in North Sydney chose to Postal Vote.

More than four in every 100 votes were INFORMAL.

Overall, the busiest booth in the division of North Sydney was the Northside Conference Centre at St Leonards, with 3,543 votes for Trent Zimmerman and 2,877 for Kylea Tink.

Now that the majority of votes have been counted and there’s a new Labor government, we congratulate new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on a momentous victory. To those who have served, or are about to serve thank you – and good luck!